Articles in Gardening
Timing is essential when pruning grape vines. Get it wrong, and “bleeding” will occur. (As I found out the hard way.)
We love picking fresh peas and eating them right off the vine. Here’s how easy it is to plant your own peas…
Cats can be a real pain in the garden. Here’s what I do to keep them from digging up my freshly planted beds.
Last year I noticed signs that something was wrong with my fruit trees. I think I’ve diagnosed the problem, and am working on eradicating the disease. (Advice welcomed!!)
I’m trying something new this year for starting my seeds: Soil Block Makers. Here are my thoughts on the product and my experience so far. (Hint: LOVE THEM!)
Even though the ground is covered with a thick blanket of white snow, my Spring garden is busy growing indoors.
Dying for Spring so you can get back in the garden? There’s a lot you can do right now to be getting prepared! Here are a few ideas to keep you busy until the cold months have passed.
We never ever eat radishes, but I wanted to see how well they would grow in our garden. If they grew nicely, we’d learn to like them! Here’s what we’ve discovered…
Three years after planting our grape vines, we’re enjoying the best harvest yet!
Learn when to plant a fall garden, and which crops do best during the cooler months of the year.
If you’ve never tried growing cowpeas, I’d definitely recommend that you give it a try! Here’s how my first experience growing them went, what I learned along the way, and why I’ve grown to love them in the garden!
Finding tiny worms in your freshly picked raspberries is a real bummer. If you’re having a problem with the larvae of fruit flies in your berries, you’re not alone. Here are a few recommended methods for preventing a recurring infestation next year.
This year I grew Cayenne, Albino Bullnose, Friariello Di Napoli, and California Wonder Bell Peppers. Here’s what I learned…
The figs are coming into season here, and we’ve been gorging ourselves on all the fresh figs we can eat. Here are a few tips for knowing when to harvest figs, and what I plan on doing with mine!
I wanted to grow mustard so that I could harvest the seeds to make pickles and condiments with. Here’s what I did wrong, and what I learned I should have done instead!
Starting your first garden from scratch can seem like a daunting task. There’s a lot to think about before you put that first plant in the ground. In this article I share everything I think you need to know to get off to the best start!